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US News From Passage Douard to Trempolino, rediscover Nantes through street art

18:53  02 march  2021
18:53  02 march  2021 Source:   ouest-france.fr

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In the streets of Nantes, ephemeral or permanent, frescoes and collages color the walls of buildings. These winter holidays are an opportunity to rediscover the city of Nantes and its surroundings.

Mosaics, stickers, stencils or graffiti: street art brings together a multitude of techniques. In the streets of Nantes , ephemeral or permanent, frescoes and collages color the walls of buildings. Behind these creations, there are artists like Ador and Semor, Persu, Zoia or even The Blind, the first to have created works in Braille for the visually impaired.

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In the Olivettes district, at Passage Douard, residents have made their garage doors available. In particular, you can admire the lettering of Persu. A few steps away, a giant tiger, directed by Thomas, from the Le Cha Ki Pu collective, lines the walls of the entrance to the Pollen, an associative place where artists gather. Since 2014, a futuristic fresco by the Out of Control collective has also been used in a neighborhood car park.

The city of Nantes has made certain places available for street art. The famous luxury Royal fresco, created by David Bartex and installed near the CHU, tells the story of Nantes through its monuments and 200 characters. Likewise, the Teenage Kicks project, led by the Plus de Couleurs collective, led to the installation of a wall in front of Trempolino, on the island of Nantes. Every three months, different artists are invited to cover it.

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If the center of Nantes offers a rich street art offer, one can also find frescoes in Saint-Herblain, in the Savèze park, or in Plaisance, in Orvault.

Guided tours

Sarah Guilbaud, author of two books on street art, is a guide for Nantes tourisme and offers tours to discover various works of various artists. The objective: "To invite people to open the eye". Some creations, like stickers, can sometimes go unnoticed but nevertheless tell a story. Departing from the tourist office, the visit lasts two hours and costs € 10. From the Olivettes district, via the banks of the Loire, Sarah Guilbaud offers visitors anecdotes and an artistic look at these street works.

The visit being very successful, the next one, scheduled for Thursday March 4, is complete. However, Sarah Guilbaud offers tours on demand in reduced tonnage. Reservations at 06 09 76 90 88.

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